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abridgment at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

; my prince; my song

Sharar, navel; thought; singing

Sharezer, overseer of the treasury, or of the storehouse

Sharon, his plain; his song

Shashai, rejoicing; mercy; linen

Shashak, a bag of linen; the sixth bag

Shaul, Saul, asked; lent; a grave

Shaveh, the plain; that makes equality

Shealtiel, same as Salathiel

Shear-jashub, the remnant shall return

Sheariah, gate of the Lord; tempest of the Lord

Sheba, captivity; old man; repose; oath

Shebam, compassing about; old men

Shebaniah, the Lord that converts, or recalls from captivity

Shebarim, breakings; hopes

Sheber, breaking; hope

Shebna, who rests himself; who is now captive

Shebuel, turning, or captivity, or seat, of God

Shecaniah, habitation of the Lord

Shechem, part; portion; back early in the morning

Shedeur, field of light; light of the Almighty

Shehariah, mourning or blackness of the Lord

Shelah, that breaks; that unties; that undresses

Shelemiah, God is my perfection; my happiness; my peace

Sheleph, who draws out

Shelesh, captain; prince

Shelomi, Shelomith, my peace; my h

Abridgment at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

by-law, when contrary to either of them, is therefore void, whether the
charter authorizes the making of such by-law or not; because no legislature
can grant power larger than they themselves possess. 7 Cowen's R. 585; Id.
604 5 Cowen's R. 538. Vide, generally, Aug. on Corp. ch. 9; Willc. on Corp.
ch. 2, s. 3; Bac. Ab. h. t.; 4 Vin. Ab. 301 Dane's Ab. Index, h. t., Com.
Dig. h. t.; and Id. vol. viii. h. t.C0MMON APPURTENANT, Eng. law. A right granted by deed, by the owner of waste
or other land, to another person, owner of other land, to have his cattle,
or a particular description of cattle; levant and couchant upon the land, at
certain seasons of the year, or at all times of the year. An uninterrupted
usage for twenty years, is evidence of a grant. 15 East, 116.CABALLERIA, Spanish law. A measure of land, which is different in different
provinces. Diccionario por la Real Academia. In those parts of the United
States, which formerly belonged to Spain, the caballeria is a lot of one
hundred feet front and two hundred feet deep, and equal, in all respects, to
five peonias. (q.v.) 2 White's Coll. 49; 12 Pet. 444. note. See Fanegas.CABINET. Certain officers who taken collectively make a board; as, the
president's, cabinet, which is usually composed of the secretary of state,
secretary of th

abridgment at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

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Inter: Webster 191 » 3

Alternative forms

* abridgement


* First attested in 1494.
  • From Inter: etyl » enm Inter: term » abrygement|lang=enm,Inter: reference-book » last =| first = | authorlink = | coauthors = | editor =Urdang, Laurence | others = | title = The Random House College Dictionary | origdate = | origyear = 1975| origmonth = | url = | format = | accessdate = | accessyear = | accessmonth = | edition = | date = | year =1984| month = | publisher =Random House, Inc. | location = New York, NY | language = | id = | doi = | isbn =0-394-43600-8 | lccn = | ol = | pages =5| chapter = | chapterurl = | quote = from Inter: etyl » frm Inter: term » abregement|abrégement|lang=enmInter: reference-book » last =| first = | authorlink = | coauthors = | editor =Brown, Lesley | others = | title = The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary | origdate = | origyear = 1933| origmonth = | url = | format = | accessdate = | accessyear = | accessmonth = | edition = 5th | date = | year =2003| month = | publisher =Oxford University Press | location =Oxford, UK | language = | id = | doi = | isbn =978-0-19-860575-7 | lccn = | ol = | pages =8| chapter = | chapterurl = | quote =.
  • Inter: suffix » abridge|ment


    Inter: a » US Inter: IPA » /əˈbɹɪd͡ʒ.mn̩t/


    Inter: en-nou » n

  • Inter: context » US The act of abridging, or the state of being abridged; diminution; lessening; reduction or deprivation; as, an abridgment of pleasures or of expenses. Inter: defdate » First attested from around (1350 to 1470).
    1. Inter: context » US An epitome or compend, as of a book; a shortened or abridged form; an abbreviation. Inter: defdate » First attested from around (1350 to 1470).
    2. 22 March 2012, Scott Tobias, AV Club The Hunger Games[,71293/]
    3. : When the goal is simply to be as faithful as possible to the material—as if a movie were a marriage, and a rights contract the vow—the best result is a skillful abridgment, one that hits all the important marks without losing anything egregious.
    4. Inter: context » obsolete That which abridges or cuts short; hence, an entertainment that makes the time pass quickly
    5. What abridgment have you for this evening? What masque? what music? - Shakespeare, Midsummer Nights Dream, V-i''
    6. Inter: context » dated|legal Any of various brief statments of case law made before modern reporting of legal cases.

      Usage notes

      * In current usage this spelling is about as common as Inter: term » abridgement in the US, but much less common in the UK.

  • Notes on near-synonyms:
  • An abridgment is made by omitting the less important parts of some larger work; as, an abridgment of a dictionary.
  • A compendium is a brief exhibition of a subject, or science, for common use; as, a compendium of American literature.
  • An epitome corresponds to a compendium, and gives briefly the most material points of a subject; as, an epitome of history.
  • An abstract is a brief statement of a thing in its main points.
  • A synopsis is a bird's-eye view of a subject, or work, in its several parts.


    * Inter: sense » act of abridging compendium, epitome, abstract, synopsis, précis

    Related terms

    * abridge


    Inter: trans-top » act of abridging
  • Dutch: bekorting, verkorting

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Scottish Gaelic: Inter: t- » gd|giorrachadh|m

    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » shortened version.
    • Bulgarian: скъсяване,съкращение
    • Dutch: ingekorte versie, uittreksel, korte inhoud.
    • German: Inter: t+ » de|Auszug|m, Inter: t+ » de|Kurzfassung|f, Inter: t+ » de|Kurzform|f

    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Japanese: Inter: t+ » ja|要約
  • Scottish Gaelic: Inter: t- » gd|giorrachadh|m

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » state of being abridged
    • Inter: ttbc » bg: ограничение, лишаване от права
    • Inter: trreq » nl
    • Inter: ttbc » de: Inter: t+ » de|Kürzung|f

    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Inter: ttbc » ja: (権利の) Inter: t+ » ja|縮小, Inter: t+ » ja|剥奪
  • Scottish Gaelic: Inter: t- » gd|giorrachadh|m

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: checktrans-to » p
    • Inter: ttbc » fr: raccourcissement
    • Inter: ttbc » ia: abbreviation, compendio, summario
    • Inter: ttbc » it: ompendio

    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Inter: ttbc » no: forkortelse {{c}} utdrag {{n}}
  • Inter: ttbc » pt: compendio {{m}}, compêndio {{m}}, abreviação {{f}}
  • Inter: ttbc » es: abreviación, compendio {{m}}

  • Inter: trans-botto » m


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    • Inter: R:Century 191 » 1
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